CertHE in Health Care Nursing Support Worker Education

This two year part-time healthcare support worker course has been designed to provide continuing higher education for those individuals working as support workers in health care settings. It is essentially a generic course suitable for those working in a wide range of specialities and health care environments.

What you will study

Year 1:

Core modules

  • The Fundamentals of Care and Professional Practice
  • An Introduction to Evidence Based Practice

Year 2

  • Caring for the Adult Client
  • Lifespan Growth and Development
  • Child and Family Public Health
  • Bio-psychosocial Aspects of Health and Wellbeing
  • Development of Inter-Personal Relationships in Helping People with Mental Health Problems
  • Meeting the Needs of People with a Learning Disability
  • Individual Professional Growth

Year 2 modules are chosen in accordance with your field of practice (adult, child, mental health or learning disability). Each module has explicit theoretical and...

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This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd

Tuition Fees

Home & EU Students

For full-time and part-time undergraduate fees please see our Home & EU Student Fee pages

International Students

For full-time undergraduate fees please see our International Student Fee pages


  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017